Alice Osborn

Write from the Inside Out

How to Stop Being a Serious Poet

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014

How to Stop Being a Serious Poet

If you attend a Tyler Johnson poetry reading you are guaranteed to be entertained. Tyler, of Carrboro, North Carolina, is an accomplished musician on the guitar, mandolin and banjo, as well as a seasoned folk and contra dancer. At his readings, he will get you moving with his melodies. Our paths crossed when he found out I’m an Irish dancer who is also an aspiring traditional fiddle player. With...

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How to Have a Stellar Book Launch

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012

How to Have a Stellar Book Launch

Your new book arrived at your doorstep yesterday and that’s a very good thing—your book launch is tomorrow! Yikes! Now that you have your book in hand, what else do you need for a stellar launch? Hopefully, you’ve been planning this event for a few months and have everything all organized, but if not, you can still pull it together at the last minute. Assuming that you’ve posted a...

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How to Throw an Awesome Book Launch House Party

Posted by on May 1, 2012

How to Throw an Awesome Book Launch House Party

  You’ll have your new book in your hands in a few months AND of course you want your book in many other hands too, with preferably a sell-out situation on the horizon. Want a fun way to draw in readers while meeting new people and audiences? Host or co-host a house party. Hosting an awesome house party for a book launch requires planning and time like all things worth doing. If you plan...

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The Story Behind Alice Osborn’s Poetry

Posted by on Apr 21, 2012

The Story Behind Alice Osborn’s Poetry

What’s the story behind my poetry? I thought it was only fair to spend a little time talking about new book, After the Steaming Stops available now for $10 till the end of April! Read some of my poems here. I also want you to check out this video (only 2:30 minutes!) from Diogenes Ruiz of Entertainment Triangle which also reveals the “why” behind my poetry. Let’s get this...

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Celebrate Alice Osborn’ s New Book!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012

Celebrate Alice Osborn’ s New Book!

My new book, After the Steaming Stops  (Main Street Rag, 2012) has now been published and I’m proud to announce my listing of upcoming readings and events. My book is $10 (reg $11) throughout the month of April and available via my website. Hope you can make some of these book events! here they are: Friday, April 6, 6:30-8:30 pm, 207 Fayetteville St., Re/Max City Centre, Raleigh. Get your...

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